Month: April 2015

John Christopher Hickson (1848-1945)

Donald Robinson, a former Archbishop of Sydney, writes (around 1960): The Hicksons were an old Protestant family whose Hickson forebears had crossed to Ireland from England in the time of Cromwell. Their ancestral seat was "The Grove" at Dingle, 30 miles or more west of … Continue reading John Christopher Hickson (1848-1945)

Six generations of Holfords

The backbone of this blog is my¬†Holford ancestry, back to northern Germany (Denmark) in the late 1700s. The stories, however, are not just of the Holfords but the various individuals who have married into the line and the families from which they have originated. The … Continue reading Six generations of Holfords